SPURSTOW SMITHY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1138606
Date first listed:
03-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
SPURSTOW SMITHY

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Location

Statutory Address:
SPURSTOW SMITHY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Spurstow
National Grid Reference:
SJ5651556983

Details

SJ 55 NE SPURSTOW C P SPURSTOW

2/67 Spurstow Smithy

II

Smithy, circa 1870, built as part of the Crewe Estate. Red brick in English Garden Wall Bond with blue tile roof. Single storey, 4 bays, 2-light cast iron lattice windows with stone sills and segmental arches. Carriage opening has bullnosed quoins, corbels and moulded stone padstones supporting timber opening lintel. Half-hipped gables, courses of shaped tiles in roof and diamond shaped ridge ventilators. Exposed plate and purlin ends at gable overhangs. West gable stack with heavy brick cap. Metal finial with Crewe Estate emblem to east gable. Interior: The west forge is still in use, the flue of the east forge goes to underside of roof but the stack has been removed and the opening tiled over. A cross-wall divides the forge and shoeing areas. Queen-post trusses support the roof.

Listing NGR: SJ5651556983

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
56826
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15652/07
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